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Towns, Edwards push Timberwolves to 100-98 win over Pacers

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - FEBRUARY 11: Domantas Sabonis #11 of the Indiana Pacers gets ready to shoot a free throw during the first quarter of the game against the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena on February 11, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. Indiana defeated Detroit 111-95. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Leon Halip/Leon Halip)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns scored 16 of his 32 points in the third quarter and Anthony Edwards added 21 as the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied for a 100-98 win against the Indiana Pacers.

Minnesota trailed by 12 early in the third but came back and held on after Michael Beasley’s 3-pointer with 51.5 seconds left broke a 74-all tie.

The Wolves won for the seventh time in eight games.

Domantas Sabonis had 16 points, a career-high 25 rebounds and 10 assists for Indiana.

The Pacers lost for the third time in four games.